Sky & Telescope March 2010

FEATURED ARTICLES

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Shedding Light on Dark Stars
Bizarre stars powered by dark matter may have been the first to appear after the Big Bang.
By Ker Than

What Else Is Out There?
Planets and other large objects could be lurking far beyond Neptune.
By David Jewitt

Digitizing History
Amateurs help scan a century of photographic plates.
By Stephen Lieber

BEYOND THE PRINTED PAGE

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Occultation Web Resources
Occultations of stars and planets by the Moon and asteroids are exciting to watch, and amateur occultation timings can have real scientific value. But first you need to know what occultations will be happening in your area.
By David W. Dunham

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

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Observatories on the Web
You can rent time to observe from home with top-notch telescopes and CCD cameras around the world.
By Andy Macica

Double Stars in Leo
The Lion is a treasurehouse of bright, rewarding visual binaries
By Richard Jaworksi

Keeper of Secrets
Little-known Lynx hosts some exotic deep-sky objects.
By Sue French

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